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Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906) vs Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z1 vs Huawei MediaPad X1 devices, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei MediaPad X1 XSony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)15Points
Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)
5"
TFT

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsHuawei MediaPad X1 (4G)Compare Sony Xperia Z1 X
Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
7"
LTPS

1200x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)15 Advantages Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)vsMediaPad X1 (4G)6 Advantages Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
+2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)41%
Lighter
vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
+441 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs323 PPI
+(back) 20.7MP62%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 5.1.1 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP58 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)18%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+LTPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1200x1920 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+7"40%
Larger screen
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

29 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16GB (12GB available) / 16GB (13GB available)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
ModelXperia Z1 (4G C6906)MediaPad X1 (4G)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z1 C6906 (4G LTE), Sony HonamiHuawei MediaPad Honor X1 7D-504L, Huawei Honor X1 7D-503LT
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
feature not registered
BrandSonyHuawei
Release date9/6/20134/1/2014
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 144 millimeters (2.91 x 5.67 in)103.9 x 183.5 millimeters (4.09 x 7.22 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP58 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)32bit - Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN910 Hi6620 V9R1
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-450 MP4
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (13GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Display typeTFT LCDLTPS LCD
Screen size5" inches7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1200x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI323 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy15 hoursfeature not registered
Standby850 hours (35.4 days)504 hours (21 days)

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Colors: Snow White, Diamond Black
- Emotion UI 2.0
- DTS sound

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Huawei MediaPad X1 (4G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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